Dozens of SF State student accounts hacked in phishing attacks

Joshua Chan reports:

Dozens of students were shocked to learn that they were suspended from SF State last week when an email appearing to be from California State University’s chancellor gave them the bad news. But when they clicked on a link in the email, the truth was revealed — they had just been hacked.

The phishing email was sent around Dec. 4. Aliea Glenn, a biology major, was among those targeted.


Another fake email claimed that students need to “re-validate” their email storage, and that their account was unable to receive new emails until they clicked the link. 

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